A paper poem

Image of the author’s right hand, with the pencils and ink used to create the illustrated poem below…


A poem

Bespoke illustration for Amy Knight by her friend and long time collaborator Luke Skinner

Ever since,

I drink gin out of coffee cups

I cut wild branches from hedgerows


A villanelle

Photograph of a birdhouse tucked in a hedgerow, captured by the author on a walk in rural Northamptonshire (UK)

A place to hide while Spring rain falls;
a humble, homely little nest.
We’ll grow and learn between these walls.

The sun gets high and then she falls; to light’s defeat we can attest as…


A poem

Photo by Ed Robertson on Unsplash


A free verse poem

Photo by Austin Neill on Unsplash


Poetry handwritten by the author, with fresh flowers and a handmade paper fan

A micropoem


A poem

With thanks to Rachel of Foxglove & Ivy for gifting this beautiful photo to accompany my poem.


A poem in haiku form

Thanks to Annie Spratt @anniespratt on Unsplash


A poem and a painting

Painting by Marcus — shared with permission

- he’s alive.

- he’s high.


Literary Impulse & Paper Poetry ‘Eudaimonia’ Prompt Submission

An acrostic poem

Designed by Luke Skinner — see original below. Re-created by hand (with permission) by Amy Knight for Paper Poetry.

Amy Knight

Wordsmith . Storyteller . Poet . Collaborator . Writes about love. Listens to what human hearts are whispering and sings it out loud. IG: @amyknightwriter

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